19th August

Sheerness RNLI relief inshore lifeboat ‘Ole Schroder’ was tasked by the UK Coastguard at 1718 on Wednesday 19 August to respond to reports of a broken down’ 15′ angling boat with two people onboard in the vicinity of Kingsferry Bridge on the Swale.
Launching with a crew of three at 1734, the ILB was on scene at 1747. A tow was swiftly secured and the vessel which had suffered engine failure was taken to the safety of the nearby launching jetty.
The lifeboat was released at 1808 and was back on station at 1820 where it was refuelled and made ready for further service. Wind SSE 2/3.